Red Bulls' Cahill is 4th-highest-paid MLS player

Associated Press Modified: October 4, 2012 at 4:33 pm •  Published: October 4, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Australian midfielder Tim Cahill has the fourth-highest salary in Major League Soccer, earning $3.6 million from the New York Red Bulls.

The MLS Players Union released updated salaries on Thursday, with former Everton midfielder Cahill joining ex-Arsenal striker Thierry Henry ($5.6 million total compensation) and Rafa Marquez ($4.6 million) on the high-spending Red Bulls, who replaced general manager Erik Soler with Jerome de Bontin on Tuesday.

The only other players in MLS making seven figures are the Los Angeles Galaxy trio of David Beckham ($4 million), Robbie Keane ($3.4 million) and Landon Donovan ($2.4 million), Montreal forward Marco Di Vaio ($1.9 million), Portland forward Kris Boyd ($1.5 million), Toronto's Torsten Frings ($2.4 million) and Danny Koevermans ($1.6 million), Dallas midfielder Julian DeGuzman ($1.9 million) and Vancouver's Kenny Miller ($1.2 million).


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